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Green Cars: Evaluating How Green They Are

April 4th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

A lot of cars claim to be green these days. Some really are, of course, but you have to take the initiative to actually look into a vehicle's performance and compare it to others to know how green your potential buy really is

U.S. EPA Makes It Easier to Convert Old Cars to Alternative Fuels

April 1st, 2011 | by Tina Casey

Do-it-yourselfers are probably rejoicing in the streets, now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tweaked its rules for selling alternative fuel conversion systems for cars. The previous rule was intended to ensure that fuel conversions don't have the unintended consequence of creating significantly more

Google Tries Wireless EV Charging from PluglessPower

March 24th, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer

Google is testing wireless recharging of electric cars at its headquarters in Mountain View, from Virginia-based Evatran, which has developed the memorably named PluglessPower - maybe they'll drop the other name if PluglessPower takes off

When Cars Eat Each Other: Old EV Batteries Will Power Ford Factory

March 12th, 2011 | by Tina Casey

Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant is about to become the scene of a major experiment in car cannibalization. A new 500-kilowatt solar installation has just gone online, and the project includes a 50-kilowatt-hour facility demonstrating the potential for used electric vehicle batteries in energy storage.

Clean Transportation Link Drop

January 25th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Some of the best or biggest clean transportation news from the past week (other than what we covered): Road Trains [&hellip

Car that Runs on Thin Air [VIDEO]

December 28th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsixSG-274E Here’s a cool-looking car that could have a considerable effect on the world. Support CleanTechnica with Just $3/Month

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